Rick Bell Joins IPG as Senior Vice President, Leading Multifamily

Author Anica Petkovic Read bio
Date: August 31, 2023

IPG welcomes Richard “Rick” Bell as our new Senior Vice President, leading the multifamily division. With a remarkable track record, Rick has orchestrated over $3 billion in successful transactions spanning multifamily, seniors housing, and commercial properties, encompassing acquisition, development, financing, and dispositions.

Before joining IPG, Rick’s leadership shone through as Founder and President of Bell Realty Ventures. He led transactions exceeding $1 billion, which included the development of 2,850 multifamily and senior housing units along the West Coast.

Rick’s comprehensive background includes pivotal acquisition, development, and financing roles with leading companies such as Carmel Partners, Eden Housing,  Confluent Development, Artis Senior Living, Lincoln Properties, Marriott International, ManorCare Health Services, PepsiCo, Rosewood Properties, and Security Pacific National Bank.

His expertise will be instrumental as he now leads IPG’s national multifamily platform. This role will encompass driving investment sales, financing strategies, and investment initiatives across the multifamily sector. Rick will lead a dynamic team consisting of Justin, Fridaleen, Denis, and Carol Ann.

“Rick Bell’s proven prowess in the multifamily and seniors housing sectors aligns seamlessly with IPG’s commitment to excellence,” said Ivan Smiljanic, Partner at IPG. “His wealth of experience and visionary leadership will undoubtedly amplify IPG’s presence and success in these new sectors.”

Rick’s strategic insight and vast industry knowledge position him to lead IPG’s multifamily endeavors to new heights. We’re excited to embark on this journey with Rick Bell, as we look forward to continued growth and innovation under his expert guidance.

Rick, welcome to the IPG family!